Punch,  11 (1846), 52.

Railway Definitions



Notes, Drollery


Railways, Engineering, Accidents

    Defines 'Up Train' as a 'train whose engine explodes' and 'Down Train' as a train 'whose engine gets off the line, and throws the carriages over'.

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